Baltic foreign ministers sort out details of memorandum of understanding for common Baltic travel space

  • 2020-05-12
  • LETA/TBT Staff

RIGA - The foreign ministers of the Baltic countries have sorted out the details of a memorandum of understanding for common Baltic travel space, as Latvian Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkevics (New Unity) said on Facebook today.

The memorandum will be signed in Riga on Friday, the minister added.

The Foreign Ministry's press secretary Janis Bekeris told LETA that technical work on the memorandum was still continuing so the three Baltic foreign ministers could sign it during a meeting in Riga on Friday, May 15.

The Foreign Ministry will submit the memorandum to the Cabinet of Ministers on Thursday, May 14.

As reported, Prime Minister Krisjanis Karins (New Unity) said after the Baltic prime ministers' video conference on May 6 that the Baltic countries would reopen their internal borders for free movement of residents of the three countries from May 15.